Amtrak 406, the phase III heritage F40PH bathes in the early morning sun, waiting to depart for it's daily journey to the windy city.
40th Anniversary F40 Cabbage #406 brings up the rear of the Pere Marquette as the train makes it final stop in Grand Rapids.
N956 departs Grand Rapids behind a pair of BNSF EMD's.
After filling the Ann Street yard with hoppers, Grand Rapids Eastern tied down on a nearby siding for the night.
After working the Joe Brown lead a mile or so to the south, Y297 heads north toward Fuller at a leisurely pace, running alongside Seward Ave NW.
Amtrak's Pere Marquette consist is ferried from its overnight storage location in Fuller to the Grand Rapids Amtrak station each morning. On this particular morning the train is running a bit late... (more)
A CSX local slowly crosses the Grand River Bridge. The crew will work the Joe Brown lead before heading north to Fuller. The signal in the distance is at Market Ave. and controls movements throu... (more)
A short CSX local is clearing the interlocking at Sunnyside as it heads for Wyoming Yard a short distance to the west.
A local Grand Elk crew brings a transfer run into Hughart Yard from both CSX and the Grand Rapids Eastern interchange at Fuller.
Father's day treat while the kiddos were sleeping was a bike ride to Seymour to catch this westbound Herzog ballast train. They ended up dumping ballast the following day east of Grand Rapids bef... (more)
Marquette Rail arriving in Grand Rapids Michigan to pickup a 51 car train of windmill parts headed for Ludington MI.
Local Y106 will run to Elmdale where the power will run around the train before working customers on the way back to Wyoming Yard.
R170 a reroute due to a derailment on the B&O main, crosses through the intersection of Silver and Elliot streets making this one of the most interesting grand crossings in Grand Rapids.
Fresh out of the GE plant in Erie, PA., are 988 and 987 sporting CSX's newest paint scheme. The two units led a loaded coal train through west Michigan en route to the J.H. Campbell Generating Co... (more)
Q335 trundles around the edge of the Gerald Ford International Airport on its way out of Grand Rapids on a warm summer day.